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Mia Alvar's new short story collection spans the globe — from Manila to New York to Manama, Bahrain — to offer a more complicated narrative of Filipino exiles, emigres and wanderers.
Greece needs help to make a loan payment at the end of the month, but its government refuses to enact the economic reforms its creditors are demanding. The threat of a run on Greece's banks is complicating current negotiations, which will continue Monday at a summit meeting of Greek and eurozone leaders.
An elite search-and-rescue team from Los Angeles County is always ready to respond to emergencies around the world — most recently, in earthquake-ravaged Nepal.
For people with schizophrenia, hearing voices can be terrifying. But that's not necessarily true everywhere in the world. Stanford University anthropologist Tanya Luhrmann tells NPR's Arun Rath about her research, which suggests that people with psychotic disorders hear voices differently, depending on their social and cultural environments.
USA's Mr. Robot tells the story of a cyber-security engineer and vigilant ha...
The new show, which focuses on a vigilante programmer, has gotten some rave reviews from real-life hackers. But the show's creator, Sam Esmail, says he wasn't inspired by any individuals in the news.
After nine congregation members were killed this week, the historic black church held a Sunday service that honored and remembered the victims. NPR's Debbie Elliott reports on the service.